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Research Areas and Projects

Student projects on display at the campus

Faculty members at Ryerson’s School of Urban and Regional Planning pursue innovative research that addresses the complex issues our cities and communities now face.

Our faculty members regularly making important research contributions to policy, practice and teaching. They explore:

  • Accessibility
  • Active transportation
  • Age-inclusive communities
  • Brownfields
  • Civic technology
  • Climate change
  • Ecological design
  • Employment lands
  • Ethnocultural diversity
  • Health and Planning (or Healthy Communities)
  • Housing affordability
  • Municipal finance
  • Urban design

Browse our people to view their publications and gain insight into the research projects they lead, or find a researcher by keyword search.